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Germany’s Angela Merkel prevents the breakup of her government with immigration deal

Chancellor Angela Merkel avoided the breakup of her government on Monday, emerging from an immigration fight with her coalition intact but fragile.

  • James McAuley and Luisa Beck
  • The Washington Post

A clash that lasted weeks ended in an uneasy truce when Merkel and her party, the Christian Democrats (CDU), reached a compromise on immigration policy with partner Christian Social Union (CSU).

Xao 4dInterior Minister and CSU leader Horst Seehofer backed off his threat to resign and potentially bring down the government. A hard-line stance on immigration and…

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